Vacancies

We always need new volunteers in Scouting! But we have some specific vacancies to fill.

District Commissioner & Deputy District Commissioners

Whilst Chichester District is looking for a new District Commissioner, it is also in need of other adults who can as part of a team, provide leadership, motivation and guidance to other adult volunteers who deliver high quality programmes and activities to young people in the Chichester area.

The type of people we are looking for will not only have the right balance of skills set out in the District Commissioner role description (a copy of which can be downloaded here) but will have the strategic vision, drive and interpersonal skills to work with a wide variety of people in order to grow and develop Chichester Scouting.

Chichester District is made up of 8 Scout Groups, 4 Explorer Units, an Scout Network Unit and an Scout Active Support Unit and provides Scouting to around 600 young people aged 6 to 25. Geographically, it is an area bounded by Funtington & West Stoke in the North, Southbourne in the West, Tangmere in the East and Selsey in the South.

If you would like to suggest someone who you think would be right for this or are interested yourself in discovering more or even being part of the District Team, Email dccsupport@westsussexscouts.org.uk and one of the search committee will contact you to have an informal chat and to answer any questions you may have.

Assistant District Commissioner – Beavers

Chichester District is looking for a new Assistant District Commissioner – Beavers, who can provide leadership, motivation and guidance to volunteers who deliver high quality programmes and activities to Beavers across the District.

The type of person we are looking for, will not only have the right balance of skills set out in the Assistant District Commissioner role descripton (a copy of which can be downloaded here) but have the vision, drive and interpersonal skills to work with a wide variety of people in order to develop Scouting within Chichester.

There are 9 Beaver Colonies within Chichester District, which geographically is an area bounded by Funtington & West Stoke in the North, Southbourne in the West, Tangmere in the East and Selsey in the South.

If you or know someone who might be interested in the role, please email either Joe Hellyer (District Youth Commissioner and Acting Assistant District Commissioner – Beavers) on dyc@chichesterscouts.org.uk or Robert Sawyer (County Commissioner and Acting District Commissioner) on cc@westsussexscouts.org.uk.

Assistant District Commissioner – Scouts

Chichester District is looking for a new Assistant District Commissioner – Scout, who can provide leadership, motivation and guidance to volunteers who deliver high quality programmes and activities to Scouts across the District.

The type of person we are looking for, will not only have the right balance of skills set out in the Assistant District Commissioner role descripton (a copy of which can be downloaded here) but have the vision, drive and interpersonal skills to work with a wide variety of people in order to develop Scouting within Chichester.

There are 9 Scout Troops within Chichester District, which geographically is an area bounded by Funtington & West Stoke in the North, Southbourne in the West, Tangmere in the East and Selsey in the South.

If you or know someone who might be interested in the role, please email Robert Sawyer (County Commissioner and Acting District Commissioner) on cc@westsussexscouts.org.uk.

8th Chichester – Section Leader & Assistant Section Leaders – Beavers

8th Chichester Beaver Colony are looking for new Leaders and Helpers to enable Beavers the opportunity to have lots of exciting adventures and gain lots of Skills For Life. If you are interested or you would like more information, please contact Kat Crockford (Group Scout Leader for 8th Chichester) on gsl.8thchichesterscoutgroup@outlook.com.

Atrebates Explorers – Assistant Section Leaders

Selsey Scout Group are a very active group, especially helping out with events in the local community. They have very keen and enthusiastic beaver colony, Cub pack and Scout troop. It was very exciting for them last year to be able to open an Explorer unit. This is something that is vital on the peninsula to give all teenagers somewhere safe and positive to go. The Explorers take part in a wide range of activities both in the Unit and with the District. To make the group more successful, They are in need of some people to come along and assist the Explorer Leader. Full training and support will be given. If you are interested and would like some more information or to have an informal chat with one of our team, please email recruitment@chichesterscouts.org.uk.

Westbourne – Section Leader & Assistant Section Leaders – Explorers

Westbourne Scout Group are a thriving group with a very active Beaver colony, Cub pack and Scout troop.They would love for their young people to continue their Scouting journey in Westbourne by opening an Explorer Scout unit. This is for our 14-18 year old age group. This would not only benefit young people from Westbourne , but also the surrounding areas. To enable us to do this we are looking for 2-3 enthusiastic people to take on the running of the Unit. Full training and support will be given. If you would like to find out any more information about the role, or have an informal chat with one of our team, please email recruitment@chichesterscouts.org.uk.